Portrait of Global Aerosols - a supercomputer simulation of different aerosols moving around Earth from NASA. The red is dust, the blue is sea salt, the green is smoke from fires and the white is sulfate from volcanoes. It’s like a work of art.
I’ve always thought the live, animated wind maps there were beautiful, one of my favorite science visualizations. But Sandy’s swirling, massive footprint of stormy chaos (in that map view I just captured) is turning the whole eastern half of the country into “Starry Night”!